she & him

She & Him — the indie It band composed of musician/producer/genius M. Ward and actress Zooey Deschanel — have released a follow-up to their 2008 debut, Volume One. They’re calling it … wait for it … Volume Two.

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When I first FMB’d She & Him, I went on at length about my unseemly crush on Deschanel, so I won’t cover that ground again. (Except to note how $#*%! cute she is.) More to the point, her voice is fantastic, sultry and playful. Just like those doe eyes and delicate … wait, not covering that again.

Volume Two is not a huge departure — more strummy, breezy, doo-woppy singalongs that are pretty much impossible not to like.

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Here’s a retro gem called “Gonna Get Along Without You Now.”